While competitors in the exhibition Computex 2012 in Taipei, Taiwan, actively entice incredible devices to the journalists, Dell at an event announced a couple of leisurely budget laptops, Inspiron 14z and Inspiron 13z, because these devices still sold more.
In comparison to the predecessors, they have changed a lot in appearance, and, moreover, Inspiron 13z is positioned as ultrabook, while the 14-inch model has a large and heavy appearence due to the built-in optical drive. In particular, the 13-inch device weighs 1.73 kg and a larger model weighs 1.87 kg. At the last port, USB 2.0 is present, which is only slightly less than the UB 3.0.
In turn, Inspiron 14z can be equipped with optional 32-gigabyte SSD-drive with an interface by mSATA and discrete graphics card Radeon HD 7570M, while more compact laptop will have to rely on an integrated solution. The rest is identical to the standard equipment of new products: the display, as noted by The Verge is not the best quality with a resolution of 1366 × 768 pixels, 6 GB RAM, ULV-CPU Intel Core i3 with a frequency of 1.4 GHz (option available, and others, including the Ivy Bridge), 500 GB hard drive, Skullcandy speakers and audio chip Waves. The touchpad devices contain a pair of physical buttons.
In the United States and Canada, new items appeared on June 19 this year. The release date in other regions has until no information. Inspiron 14z in the basic version will cost $700 and Inspiron 13z will be a bit cheaper at $100. Note also that in the 13-inch model, the display unit can be changed on the overhead panel.